Spring training

CARLSBAD, Calif. | No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Major League Baseball and its players’ union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to increase action on the field next year. Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem said Thursday as the annual general managers’ meetings ended that there was no consensus for change … Continue reading CARLSBAD, Calif. | No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

The Latest: Suzuki will be with Mariners in spring as player

The Latest on the Major League Baseball‘s final day heading into the postseason (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Ichiro Suzuki will go to spring training next season with the Seattle Mariners as a player. Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto says Suzuki will be in spring training with the Mariners in 2019 and hinted the veteran … Continue reading The Latest: Suzuki will be with Mariners in spring as player

Clark: Players still concerned about unsigned free agents

FORT MYERS, Fla./February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Nearly two full weeks into spring training, dozens of accomplished free agents around the major leagues are still unsigned. There’s a new rule limiting visits to the mound, too, creating at least some early confusion about how to keep track. So while their collective bargaining agreement runs through … Continue reading Clark: Players still concerned about unsigned free agents

Angels grab All-Star Zack Cozart with $38M, 3-year deal

ANAHEIM, Calif./December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  After spending his entire career at shortstop in Cincinnati, Zack Cozart was willing to switch positions for the chance to join the Los Angeles Angels’ promising lineup. Cozart was even willing to switch twice. The All-Star infielder agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract with the Angels on Friday, … Continue reading Angels grab All-Star Zack Cozart with $38M, 3-year deal